We have all made mistakes. But few of us make mistakes that lead to head-on automobile collisions and injuries.
One of the things we can count on in St. Louis is that we cannot count on our winter weather. It could be sunny and warm today and cold and snowy tomorrow and then back again the following day.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch sportswriters are typically devoted to covering the Cardinals and Blues, with some Billikens, Saint Louis FC and of course, coverage of national teams across the sports spectrum. They rarely write about motor vehicle crashes, though that changed, at least briefly, for a local sportswriter who was recently involved in an unusual crash that involved a vehicle with no driver and an out-of-control Jeep.
Most people have experienced a small fender-bender. You pull over to a safe area, get out of your car, and exchange information with the other driver. At least, that’s what everyone should do. Some drivers do not have the courtesy to provide their contact and insurance information after an accident and simply drive away.
Fenton is a small St. Louis suburb that rarely makes headlines. But that changed a few days ago when the mayor of the town of about 4,000 residents was involved in a hit-and-run wreck that he initially allegedly misled police officers about.
The first month of the new year has brought concern to many Missouri residents as record snow storms have hit the Midwest. Many drivers reported accidents due to slippery conditions, losing control of the vehicle. Crashes began happening the end of January with medical and law enforcement responding.